1 Corinthians 4:21

“What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Corinthians 4:21

What will ye? Shall I come vnto you with a rod, or in loue, and in the spirit of meekenesse?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

What do you desire? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love and a spirit of gentleness?
- American Standard Version (1901)

What is your desire? is my coming to be with punishment, or is it to be in love and a gentle spirit?
- Basic English Bible

What will ye? that I come to you with a rod; or in love, and [in] a spirit of meekness?
- Darby Bible

What will ye? shall I come to you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?
- Webster's Bible

Which shall it be? Shall I come to you with a rod, or in a loving and tender spirit?
- Weymouth Bible

What do you want? Shall I come to you with a rod, or in love and a spirit of gentleness?
- World English Bible

What wole ye? Schal Y come to you in a yerde, or in charite, and in spirit of myldenesse?
- Wycliffe Bible

what do ye wish? with a rod shall I come unto you, or in love, with a spirit also of meekness?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Corinthians 4:21

Wesley's Notes for 1 Corinthians 4:21


4:21 With a rod - That is, with severity.


People's Bible Notes for 1 Corinthians 4:21


1Co 4:21 What will ye? When he comes, how shall he come? With a rod? Will it be necessary to rebuke and exert his apostolic authority? Or in love, and in the spirit of meekness? Or will the condition of the church be such that only love and gentleness will be called for?

Discussion for 1 Corinthians 4:21



 

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